Author Archives: Lisa Gates

About Lisa Gates

Lisa Gates is associate dean for fellowships and research at Middlebury College. To contact Dean Gates, send an email to lgates@middlebury.edu or call x3183.

CUR Workshop for Students about the Graduate School Application Process

CUR Conversations: Preparing for the Graduate School Application Process: A BeginningJuly 21, 2021  2:00-3:00PM ET–Sign up using the link aboveStudents will gain insights into what to expect in graduate school, how to best search for graduate programs, and the application process. The session will include practical tips for preparing multiple applications, approaching faculty for letters of recommendation, […]

Upcoming Events for Knight Hennessy

The Knight Hennessy Application will Open on August 1, 2021; Deadline is October 6, 2021. Learn more about the scholarship at https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/ and attend an online info session below. The Knight Hennessy supports graduate study at Stanford University. Here are links to the calendar of Regional and General Online Information Sessions with eligible students and recent alumni interested […]

June Notes for Watson and Fulbright Applicants

If you’re thinking about applying for a Fulbright or Watson nomination in the fall, you should start working on those applications. Many of you have already talked with me about your ideas or completed a preliminary application this spring. But yes, you can still apply for these in the fall even if you did not […]

Watson Fellowship Webinar, Wed. May 12–Register Now!

Join the Watson Fellowship Webinar on Wednesday, May 12th, from 3 PM to 4 PM ET. Watson Fellows David Johnson ’19 and Sophia Zupanc ’19 will be joining as guest speakers. The Watson Fellowship provides a year of self-directed exploration following graduation. Nomination applications will be due to the Middlebury Fellowships office in mid- September. To learn more about the Watson, visit […]

Two Middlebury Seniors Receive Watson Fellowships

Middlebury seniors Divya Gudur ’21 and Nora Peachin ’21 have been selected as part of the 53rd cohort of Watson Fellows! Read more about their selection and Watson projects here: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2021-news/node/657082 . Congratulations to Divya and Nora! The Watson Fellowship provides support for a year-long self-designed project. Middlebury students are eligible to apply as seniors. […]